Major magnitude 6.2 earthquake - 110 km southwest of Semey, East Kazakhstan, on Saturday, 14 July 1984 at 01:09 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.2 earthquake - 110 km southwest of Semey, East Kazakhstan, on Saturday, 14 July 1984 at 01:09 (GMT)

Major magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 0 km depth

Date & time: 14 Jul 1984 01:09:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.891°N / 78.963°E (East Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Maldar (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Qaraūyl (Abay District) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of Semey (pop: 292,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Georgīevka (Zharma District) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WSW of Shemonaīkha (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Ayagoz (Ayagöz awdanı) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of Ust-Kamenogorsk (pop: 319,100) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of Ust-Kamenogorsk (pop: 319,100) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) E of Karaganda (pop: 451,800) --> See nearby quakes!
550 km (342 mi) ESE of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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